Bronko
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Does JAL Have 777-300ER's On Order?

Thu May 06, 2004 2:17 am

I took the below photo of a JAL 777-300 @ BFI a few day's ago. Usually, 777's are tested out of Everett, except for the 777-300ER's which were based out of BFI during the certification program.

The registration number has been used by the second 777-300ER airframe, but is now on this aircraft.

So my question is, does JAL have 777-300ER's on order, and can anyone confirm if the plane in the photograph is an ER or not?


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ulfinator
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RE: Does JAL Have 777-300ER's On Order?

Thu May 06, 2004 2:19 am

Yes they do. They are getting the second 773ER to be delivered.
 
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RE: Does JAL Have 777-300ER's On Order?

Thu May 06, 2004 2:23 am

''The registration number has been used by the second 777-300ER airframe, but is now on this aircraft. '''

It's the same aircraft.

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RE: Does JAL Have 777-300ER's On Order?

Thu May 06, 2004 2:25 am

Indeed, they are the same aircraft.

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Bronko
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RE: Does JAL Have 777-300ER's On Order?

Thu May 06, 2004 2:29 am

Excellent, thank you all for clearing this up so quickly. I originally uploaded it as an ER, but submitted a correction after recieving email that JAL is NOT recieving any ER's.

Thanks again!
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RE: Does JAL Have 777-300ER's On Order?

Thu May 06, 2004 2:32 am

Another case where the engine doesn't look as big as expected due to the angle.

The GP7200 on the 343 is the first case this week.

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RE: Does JAL Have 777-300ER's On Order?

Thu May 06, 2004 2:39 am

Bronko-

You were right the first time. JAL ordered 8 777-300ERs on March 31, 2000, which was the launch order for the type. N5016R was the second prototype and wore the Boeing 773ER colors for a while, but was recently repainted in JAL colors in preparation for delivery. You can see the raked wingtips in your photo outboard of the wingtip nav lights.

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RE: Does JAL Have 777-300ER's On Order?

Thu May 06, 2004 2:53 am

You can see the raked wingtips in your photo outboard of the wingtip nav lights

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RE: Does JAL Have 777-300ER's On Order?

Thu May 06, 2004 3:24 am


The GP7200 on the 343 is the first case this week


You must mean the Trent 900.
 
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RE: Does JAL Have 777-300ER's On Order?

Thu May 06, 2004 3:46 am

I did, in fact, mean the Trent 900.

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RE: Does JAL Have 777-300ER's On Order?

Thu May 06, 2004 3:47 am

I believe its 16 773ER's going to JAL? Anyone can correct me but that what I remember hearing.

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